Skaneateles First Friday Highlights Student
Artwork by Skaneateles middle school students
will be featured at shops and restaurants throughout the village during
First Friday, held 6 to 9 p.m. Oct. 4.
Guests will have an opportunity to meet many of
the student artists and learn what inspired their creations.
This month’s celebration, which will kick off
Fall Fest, was organized by Kristin Hunt of The Garage Eatz restaurant and
Jessica Murphy of the Skaneateles Central School District,
with support from Sarah Panzarella of Imagine and Ellen Kluge of Rhubarb
Kitchen & Garden.
“The Skaneateles school district has some
remarkably talented students,” says Hunt. “We wanted to provide them with
an outlet to share their work with the community, while making it possible
for shops without easy access to artists to participate in First Friday.
“We tried this in May on a smaller scale, and we
had a great turnout—families loved it,” she says. “Going forward, we hope
to make it a First Friday tradition.”
Venues hosting student artwork are:
• Imagine, 38 E. Genesee St., which will feature
more than a dozen works of art, along with entertainment by the Usual
• The Garage Eatz, 28 Jordan St.
• Rhubarb Kitchen & Garden, 59 E. Genesee St.
• Skaneateles Artisans, 3 Fennell St. (under the
Old Stone Mill), which will also display fine art and fine craft from
artists in the Rochester area, accented by a chocolate tasting by Preliminaires
• Gallery 54, 54 E. Genesee St., which will also
feature new work in clay and wood by Lauren Ritchie and Fred Weisskopf in
the exhibition “From the Earth,” along with entertainment
by singer/songwriter Jane Zell.
• Johnny Angel’s Heavenly Burgers, 22 Jordan St.
• Riddler’s, 4 Jordan St.
• Skaneateles 300, 2 W. Genesee St.
* The Irish Store, 5 Jordan St.
• Creekside Books & Coffee, 35 Fennell St.
The Hysterical Fits will perform starting at 7:30 p.m.
• Roland’s, 14 E. Genesee St.
• The White Sleigh… Etc., 24 E. Genesee St.
• Vermont Green Mountain Specialty Co., 50 E.
• Aristocats & Dogs, 62 E. Genesee St.
• Pomodoro, 61 E. Genesee St.
• Grant Jewelers, 88 E. Genesee St.
• Hobby House Toys, 7 Jordan St.
Visitors to Snake Oil Glassworks, 4251 Jordan
Road, will see glass pumpkins being made and have an opportunity to select
colors and sizes for their own custom-made pumpkins. Meanwhile, the
Sherwood Inn will offer spirit tastings by Beak and Skiff.
Local artists who would like to participate in
upcoming First Fridays should contact the Skaneateles Area Chamber of
Commerce at 685-0552.
For more information on First Friday, go to http://www.skaneateles.com or http://www.facebook.com/SkaneatelesFirstFriday.
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May 3rd – Sept. 20th – They Stood Up, Civil and Human Rights in the Finger Lakes – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. Examines various civil and human rights movements in the region, ranging from abolition to bullying in today’s society. Closed major holidays. Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm. www.cayugamuseum.org 315-253-8051
June 17th – September 4th - Auburn Doubledays Baseball – Falcon Park, 130 N. Division St., Auburn. Class A professional baseball, farm team for Washington Nationals. Visit web site or call for ticket prices and game times. www.auburndoubledays.com 315-255-2489
Aug. 21st – Sept. 11th – CATS – Merry-Go-Round Playhouse, 6877 E. Lake Rd., Auburn. There’s no better way to introduce your family to the wonders of live theatre than with the magic and mystery of CATS. One of the longest-running shows on Broadway, you don’t want to miss Andrew Lloyd Webber’s masterpiece, based on T.S. Eliot’s Old Possum’s Book of Practical Cats. See the show whose songs and dances will forever live in your “Memory”. Visit web site or call box office for ticket prices and show times. www.fingerlakesmtf.com 800-457-8897
Aug. 24th – Oct. 13th – Fertile Imagination: Art & Agriculture – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Fertile Imagination: Art & Agriculture is a curated exhibition that features 84 works of art by 28 artists, focusing on the impact of regional agriculture through visual expression. The exhibition highlights artwork inspired by our region’s agriculture, including themes of farming, agri-business, land, environment, community and more. Individual works of art examine agricultural material culture and objects, issues, landscape, architecture, science, products, practices, and traditions. Closed Mondays and major holidays. $6/adults, members and children 12 & under are free, Tues.-Sat., 10:00 am 5:00 pm, Sun., Noon – 5:00 pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
Sept. 4th – Hands-On Science & Art Experience – D & W Diesel, 1503 Clark St. Rd., Auburn. An evening of hands-on science and art activities for families with participants of all ages. Parents must accompany children. Free, 6-8pm.
Sept. 6th – Live Music in the Garden – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry. Free live music in our flower garden from 6-8pm. Wine available by the glass or bottle – bring your friends! Food available for a fee – don’t cook dinner! Enjoy the evening with us. www.treleavenwines.com 800-439-5271
Sept. 6th – Book Lovers Ball – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. The Aurora Free Library will host its 9th Book Lovers’ Ball on Friday, September 6. Cocktails and a silent auction will begin at 6:00 pm, followed by dinner overlooking Cayuga Lake at 7:00 pm, special guest Jeanne Goddard, and dancing to The Destination from 8:00 to 11:00 pm. Tickets are still only $75 per person and are available now. Tables reserved before August 6 will offer a discounted price of $70 per person. Please call Book Lovers’ Ball co-chairs Marie Dentes at 847-946-5923 or Robin Driskel at 518-339-0541 for information. Reservations may also be made online at Book Lovers’ Ball Tickets. Please reserve by August 31. www.aurorafreelibrary.org 518-339-0541
Sept. 6th – First Friday Events – Around Downtown Auburn. 5-8pm, free. Seward House Museum, 33 South St. – Enjoy a relaxing evening in the beautiful gardens of the Seward House Museum featuring live music by Cristofe Chabot. Our featured gallery artist for First Friday is photographer Dan Marquart. Dan’s evocative works highlight the natural beauty of the Finger Lakes Region. Complimentary refreshments will also be provided.
Fingerlakes Art Cooperative, 101 Genesee St. – will feature the music of Richard “Butch” Chaffee, refreshments, wine and, of course, ART! First Friday is always a fun evening, hope you can visit us! Free Professor Walter K. Long print “Fall’s Last Curtain Call” with a purchase of $25.00 or more!
Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St. – Special event featuring traditional dance & crafts to celebrate the harvest. Refreshments served, free and open to the public.
Seymour Public Library, 176 Genesee St. – Children are invited to make a back-to-school scrapbook.
Congressman Maffei’s Office, 30 Dill St. – Come enjoy the exhibit, “Back to School: Cayuga County Art Educators Past and Present.”.
Sept. 6th & 7th – “More Than Honey” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. MORE THAN HONEY, a new documentary by the Swiss filmmaker Marcus Imhoof, is looking into the fascinating world of bees, showing small family beekeepers (including the beekeeper of ERSTE Foundation beehive, Heidrun Singer) and industrialized honey farms. MORE THAN HONEY is a film on the relationship between mankind and honeybees, about nature and about our future. Honeybees show us that stability is just as unhealthy as unlimited growth, that crises and disasters are triggering evolution and that salvation sometimes comes from a completely unexpected direction. Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 9/6, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 9/7, 8:00 pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Sept. 7th – Music on the Deck – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga. Enjoy the performance of Midnight Mood, playing on the deck. Admission is free, wine and food will be available for purchase. Free, 7-11pm. www.theapplestation.com 315-889-5184
Sept. 7th – Assisted Living: The Musical – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Assisted Living: The Musical tells the aging story from inside the process. The humor is pointed without mocking. The songs are evocative, clever and quick. It’s unique approach to the aging experience is as welcome as an antacid after a bowl of five-alarm chili. It’s a show for all of us: For those who are of a certain age, for those who have friends and parents entering this phase, and for everyone who hopes to grow old with humor and dignity. “Audiences are laughing so hard, they cry” – Associated Press “Just delightful. A feel good show with lots of laughs” – San Francisco Examinar. $28 Individual; $25.20 APT Member, 2:00 pm & 8:00 pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Sept. 7th & 8th – TomatoFest – Emerson Park, 6914 E. Lake Rd., Auburn. The event will feature craft and commercial vendors, live entertainment, cooking demonstrations, children’s activities, rides, nonprofit booths, a farmers market, a pasta dinner and more. Free Centro shuttle bus from the Auburn High School parking lot to the main gate. Dance at the Pavillion 6-10pm 12 free with canned good. www.cnytomatofest.org 315-406-6036
Sept. 11th – Anthology Reading Celebrates Poet Adrienne Rich – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. The Inns of Aurora will present the next in its Literature on the Lake series, in partnership with the Wells College Visiting Writers Series. The evening will feature readings from Adrienne Rich: A Tribute Anthology by the anthology’s editor, Howd Machan, writers Eric Machan Howd, Tish Pearlman, Antonio DiRenzo, Bridget Meeds, and Wells College Professor Bruce Bennett. Coffee and complimentary, light refreshments will be offered. The subject of the anthology, poet Adrienne Rich was widely known for her outspoken positions on sexual and national politics. Bridging the gap between poetry and politics, Rich was widely celebrated both for her politics and talent. Free, 7pm. www.innsofaurora.com 315-364-8888.
Sept. 11th – Inns of Aurora Taste of Summer Series – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Every other Wednesday throughout the summer, the Inns of Aurora will host a different local winery on its lakeside veranda for a tasting of their favorite varietals. Complimentary and open to the public. “The series is a great way for the Inns to play their part in introducing some of our favorite wineries to our neighbors and guests,” remarks Alex Schloop, organizer of the series. “I love when people stop by on their way home from work, or use it as a reason to get out of the house and join us for dinner afterwards.” Tonight: King Ferry Winery. Free, 3:30-5:30pm. www.innsofaurora 315-364-8888
Sept. 12th – The 315 Takeover – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Empire NY Media Group Presents Performances by: Crisys from the money team – Taj Mahal and F.F.M.G. – B.G. and lama ENT – Siege the phenom and Skygate ENT – Scramz and b.o.e. ENT – Pnedollaz and E.M.G. ENT – Blaze the rap bully and scrilla gang – All in ENT – Hush money ENT – Desire da don – The murda gang and many more… Music by DJ COLE J. Hosted by PONEDOLLAZ. $10 at the door, 7pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Sept. 12th – Fall Poetry Series – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Includes 4 readings by published poets and writers groups. Curated by Georgia Popoff, poet and published author. Free, 7pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
Sept. 12th – Showtime – F.A.M.E. Center for Creative Expression, 39 Genesee St., Auburn. Come to an evening of song & dance at the Finger Lakes Artists, Musicians, and Entertainers at the Center for Creative Expression. There will be music and refreshments every second Thursday of the month. Please join us for a fun evening. Free, 6:30-7:30pm. 315-252-7016
Sept. 13th – Garden Series Concert – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry. Free live music in our flower garden! Food available for a fee – don’t cook dinner! Enjoy the evening with us. Beautiful music by Cielle tonight…our last concert of the summer! Wine by the glass or bottle – bring friends! Free, 6-8pm. www.treleavenwines.com 800-439-5271
Sept. 13th – “Chasing Ice” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. In the spring of 2005, acclaimed environmental photographer James Balog headed to the Arctic on a tricky assignment for National Geographic: to capture images to help tell the story of the Earth’s changing climate. Even with a scientific upbringing, Balog had been a skeptic about climate change. But that first trip north opened his eyes to the biggest story in human history and sparked a challenge within him that would put his career and his very well-being at risk. Chasing Ice is the story of one man’s mission to change the tide of history by gathering undeniable evidence of our changing planet. Within months of that first trip to Iceland, the photographer conceived the boldest expedition of his life: The Extreme Ice Survey. With a band of young adventurers in tow, Balog began deploying revolutionary time-lapse cameras across the brutal Arctic to capture a multi-year record of the world’s changing glaciers. As the debate polarizes America and the intensity of natural disasters ramps up globally, Balog finds himself at the end of his tether. Battling untested technology in subzero conditions, he comes face to face with his own mortality. It takes years for Balog to see the fruits of his labor. His hauntingly beautiful videos compress years into seconds and capture ancient mountains of ice in motion as they disappear at a breathtaking rate. Chasing Ice depicts a photographer trying to deliver evidence and hope to our carbon-powered planet. Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 9/13, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 9/14, 8:00 pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Sept. 13th – Comedian: Moody McCarthy – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. After appearances on Last Comic Standing and Jimmy Kimmel Live, Moody McCarthy is no longer a well-kept secret. (After an appearance on the re-vamped Star Search, he still was.) Moody began his career in Syracuse, NY, in the 1990s and quickly established himself as a keen monologist. Now based in New York City, he’s become a regular in the town’s best rooms and grown into an act that thrives in any setting, from upscale country clubs to divey pubs. Weaving sly topical jokes with crafty material and a dash of crowd-work, Moody’s likeability shines in any setting. Moody McCarthy: few people hate him!
TV: Last Comic Standing IV (NBC); Jimmy Kimmel Live (ABC); Star Search 2003 (CBS); The Early Show (CBS); The Bob & Tom Show (WGN); MSG Network; Style Network; Comcast Comedy Spotlight. Tickets $15, Apt members $13.50, 8pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Sept. 14th – FORT HILL Cemetery WALK – Fort Hill Cemetery, 19 Fort St., Auburn. Cayuga County Health & Human Services Department’s Creating Healthy Places works to educate local residents about healthy living & creates opportunities for exercise outings, while appreciating local history and beauty. Free, 10am. 315-253-1569
Sept. 14th – iSpy for Kids: Where in the World is William Henry Seward? – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Children and their adult learning partner take a trip around the world through the lens of the artifacts throughout the Seward home. Participants will engage with geography, cultures and people from Seward’s diverse travels, including Europe, Africa, Asia and the Middle East. A great interactive learning experience through the eyes of a hometown hero. Appropriate for children in 4th – 8th grade. Reservations required. $8/adults, $5/children, 11am & 2pm. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
Sept. 15th – Linda B. Zach – Civil War Lecturer – Willard Memorial Chapel, 17 Nelson St., Auburn. Please join us at the Willard Chapel on Sunday, September 15 at 2pm as the Community Preservation Committee welcomes back Linda Zach, a Civil War lecturer, re-enactor and longtime emergency room nurse. Ms. Zach’s current lecture focuses on wartime contributions by women on the battlefield, at military encampments and on the national political stage. Harriet Tubman will be featured during this lecture. Not only did Tubman escape slavery herself, only to return and help many others find freedom, she also risked her life as a spy for the Union army. Other distinguished women demonstrated strength, courage and resolve. Anna Elizabeth Dickinson was a passionate abolitionist and lecturer for the Republican circuit. Septima Collis accompanied her husband throughout the war, recording her experiences as the sister of a Confederate soldier and the wife of a Union officer. Anna Ella Carols of Maryland encouraged President Lincoln with national policy and planning, including military strategy for the war on the western front. These women, along with nurses and nuns, cooks and washerwomen, and female soldiers forced to disguise themselves as men in order to fight, all made their mark toward bringing the war to a conclusion. Don’t miss this chance to hear their stories. Free, 2pm. www.willardchapel.org 315-252-0339
Sept. 15th – Sunday Music Series: Featuring Artists from Indigo – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. When the New York cold sets into your bones, and the tropical sands and ocean breeze seem so far away… look no further. The Fat Peace is a four-part reggae/funk/rock collective that will warm your ears and jive those dancing feet. Hailing from equal parts upstate and the greater metropolitan area, The Fat Peace brings a mondo slice of Jamaican rhythm to hungry mouths at all stops in between. Tickets $10, APT members $9, 4-6pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Tuesdays, Thursdays & Saturdays – June thru Oct. - Auburn Farmers’ Co-op Market Inc. – Parking Lot Across From Curleys Restaurant, 96 State St., Auburn. Offering a wide selection of fresh veggies, fruits, baked goods, eggs, honey, herbs, spices, hanging flower baskets, bedding plants, herb plants and more. We accept SNAP EBT and some of our farmers accept WIC and Senior Farmers Market coupons. We have select vendors accepting visa/mc/discover credit/debit cards. 7am-2pm. www.auburnfarmerscoopmarketinc.com 315-396-8871
Wednesdays - July thru September – Conquest Farmers’ Market – 1289 Fuller Rd., Conquest. Shop for flowering, vegetable and herb plants, soaps, lotions, honey, Watkins products and baked goods. As the spring and summer progress, fruits and vegetables, crafts and more. Please stop by at the municipal building parking lot on Fuller Road! Wednesdays 3pm-6pm. 315-776-8828
Wednesdays – June thru September - Port Bryon MRC Farmers’ Market, Schasel Park, Route 31, Port Byron. Local farmers, chicken BBQ every week! Special childrens events! Featured fruit and veggie nights! Entertainment, antique tractors & vintage cars! Playground and covered pavilion for dining. 3pm-6pm. 315-776-4321
Thursdays – June thru October – Moravia Farmers’ Market – Kinney’s Parking Lot, 130 Main St., Moravia. A medium sized farmers market with organic and non organic vendors that sell produce, meats, wine and baked goods. Flowers available from the local school kids and lots of fun and community involvement. Always a good place to buy the freshest foods available and visit with old neighbors and meet new ones. 10am-5pm. 315-497-8375.
Fridays – June thru October – Strawberry Fields Farmers’ Market – Strawberry Fields Hydroponic Farm, Route 20, Skaneateles. Farmers Market at Strawberry Fields Farm Market, Rt 20 just west of County Line Rd. every Friday until October! Many local farmers! Fresh chicken, eggs, black angus, perennials, lavender, honey and much more. 3pm-6pm. 315-751-5657
Fridays – May thru October - Community Farm and Crafter’s Market – DIRT Motorsport Hall of Fame & Classic Car Museum, 1 Speedway Dr., Weedsport. Farm produce, local crafters, wine tasting, food, and much more. 3-8pm. 315-209-7880
Saturdays – May thru October – Niles Farmers’ Market – Municipal Town Hall Parking Lot, 5923 New Hope Rd., Moravia. Fresh produce & home baked goods. Every Saturday through October. 10am-3pm. 315-730-6278
Saturdays – June to October – Union Springs Farmers’ Market – Route 90, Astoria Park, Union Springs. Produce, herbs, flowers, meat, and baked goods. 8:30am – 12:30pm. 315-730-2711
Saturdays – Every 1st & 3rd Saturday of the month May thru September - King Ferry Farmers’ Market – King Ferry Winery, 658 Lake Rd., King Ferry, NY. Farmstead Cheese, Organic Flour, Organic Vegetables, Plants and Flowers, Fiber Art, Pottery & Jewelry, Clothing & Accessories, Baked Goods & Desserts, Jams & Jellies, Wool and Spinning Demonstrations, Seasonal Apple Cider Pressing, Pizza by the Slice, Hot Coffee, Dinosaur Dry Goods Pop Up Store. This year, the Market will be held on the first and third Saturdays of each month from June through October, 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at the King Ferry Winery. 10am-1pm. 315-364-5100.
Imagine Hosts Exhibition on ‘Adirondack ABCs’
Throughout September, Imagine, the fine arts and fine craft gallery at 38 E. Genesee St., Skaneateles, will present an exhibition of original artwork from the children’s book “Adirondack ABCs.”
The exhibition opens 6 to 9 p.m. Sept. 6, as part of Skaneateles’ First Friday art walk. Refreshments will be provided, along with entertainment by the Usual Suspects.
“Adirondack ABCs,” written by Joyce Burgess Snavlin and illustrated by Linda Davis Reed, introduces young readers to the alphabet through Adirondack scenes and icons, such as bears and beavers, frogs and ferns, lean-tos and loons.
Original artwork from the book was exhibited this past spring at View Art Center’s Eco Gallery, in Old Forge.
“We brought the exhibition to Skaneateles because we believe it’s something the whole family will enjoy,” says gallery director Sarah Panzarella.
Imagine is located in the lakeside village of Skaneateles, nestled in the Finger Lakes region of Central New York. It represents artists from across the country and Canada, along with many Central New York artists, to create one of the most diverse contemporary art collections in the area.
The gallery is open 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday and Saturday; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Friday; 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday. For Hotel Rooms and Suites call 315-685-7568
For more information, call (315) 685-6263 or go to www.imagineskaneateles.com or www.facebook.com/imagineskaneateles.
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Please see the LABOR DAY WEEKEND schedule of events listed at the end of this page.
Beak and Skiff is now open for the 2013 season. Visit their website beakandskiff.com for hours and apple picking schedule. New this year, the Beak and Skiff Cafe and 1911 tasting room. (315) 677-5105.
LABOR DAY WEEKEND INFORMATION
TRAFFIC AND PARKING
Skaneateles Labor Day Race Weekend organizers seek cooperation of Skaneateles residents and motorists to ensure the safety of racers and to minimize traffic disruptions on Saturday, Aug. 31 before 10 a.m. In support of the Skinnyman Triathlon, no parking will be permitted overnight from the evening of Friday, Aug. 30 through 10 a.m. Saturday, August 31 on West Genesee and East Genesee streets from West Lake Street to East Lake Road and along East Lake Road to the village line. Motorists can avoid delays on Saturday morning between 7:45 and 9:30 a.m. by avoiding East Genesee and West Genesee streets and East Lake Road in the village and West Lake Road/West Lake Street.
Law enforcement, volunteers and signs will warn motorists of approaching runners and bicyclists on Saturday morning and during races on Sunday afternoon. Spectators are welcome to join the fun. Information about how SkanRaces, a not for profit, volunteer charity, supports active lifestyles and wellness for people of all ages and ability and course maps are available at www.SkanRaces.com. Registration is still open visit www.skanraces.com
FIELD DAYS VOLUNTEERS NEEDED
The Skaneateles Fire Department is looking for volunteers to help in the food booth during Field Days event in Austin Park Saturday, Aug. 31 and Sunday, Sept. 1. If you can give a two-hour block of time between noon and 8 p.m. either day, please contact Mary Sennett at 685-1202 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Skaneateles Volunteer Fire Department, FIELD DAY (Celebrating 180 years of Service) and the Skaneateles Labor Day Race SCHEDULE
Friday: 7 pm Skaneateles Community Band Concert. Rain place, Skaneateles High School Commons. See inside the Skinny for the Sherwood event.
Saturday: 7:30 am Skinnyman Triathlon; 8 am registration Car Show; Noon Chicken BBQ; Noon-6 pm Dunk Booth; 1-4 pm & 7-10 pm on Pay one price Rides; 4:00 pm Kids pushball; 5:30 pm Community Pushball registration; 8-11 pm The Joe Whiting Band.
Sunday: 8 am Escape from the Judge; 10:30 Lakeside Service; Noon Coon Hill Grind; Noon pushball registration; Noon Chicken BBQ; Noon-6 pm Dunk Booth; 3 pm Parade lineup; 3:55 pm 5K Road Race; 4 pm Parade; 6-10 pm Ruby Shooz; 6:30 pm Bucket Brigade registration; 8:30 Parade & Sports Awards; 8:45 pm Raffle & SAVES drawings; 10 pm Fireworks;
Enjoy your week!
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The Cayuga County Office of Tourism is open from 9:00am – 5:00pm Monday through
Feb. 1st – Apr. 19th - General John S. Clark – Cayuga Museum of History & Art, 203 Genesee St., Auburn. Biographical exhibit on General John S. Clark, a man of his era. Civil War veteran, cartographer, ethnographer, and Auburn City Planner. Closed major holidays. Suggested donation $3, Tues. – Sun. Noon – 5:00 pm. www.cayugamuseum.org 315-253-8051
Mar. 1st – May 31st – “Lincoln Tour” – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Tour showcases the working relationship and personal friendship between the President and his Secretary of State. The Seward House Museum is offering the “Lincoln Tour.” The tour will show museum visitors the actual artifacts of these two men’s world-changing professional relationship, but also of their genuine friendship. Visitors will get to see Seward’s appointment document where Lincoln names him Secretary of State, hear letters about the President and his relationship with not only Seward but his family, Lincoln’s presence throughout the Seward Home and more. The story of the this great partnership is told through stories in the following rooms of the house: Parlor, Library, Dining Room, Drawing Room, Upstairs Hall,Victorian Room, Civil War Room, and Seward’s Office. Thurs. 1:00 pm, Sat. 1:00 & 3:00 pm, admission $5. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
Mar. 20th – Apr. 26th – “Out of Rubble” – Art Exhibition at Wells College – The String Room Gallery at Wells College, 170 Main St., Aurora. The Wells College Visual Arts Department welcomes the exhibition, “Out of Rubble,” curated by Susanne Slavick. Photographs, paintings and video and digital works will be displayed in the String Room Gallery of Main Building. Out Of Rubble reacts to the wake of war – its realities and its representations. The rubble that each war leaves behind shapes today and tomorrow – physically, psychologically, spiritually and culturally. Out Of Rubble presents international artists who consider its causes and consequences, its finality and future, moving from decimation and disintegration to the possibilities of regeneration and recovery. Free, Mon – Fri, Noon – 5:00 pm, Sat & Sun, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. www.wells.edu/stringroomgallery/ 315-364-3465
Mar. 30th – May 12th – Made in NY 2013 – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Made in NY is an annual juried exhibition featuring works by artists residing in New York State. This eclectic exhibition showcases photography, painting, sculpture, book arts and much more. Applicants may submit up to 2 works completed within the last three years. Admission $6, free for members and children. Tues.-Sat. 10am – 5pm, Sun. 1-5pm. www.myartcenter.org 315-255-1553
Apr. 18th – Making Movies – Contemporary Film & Video Visiting Artist Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. HONORING HOME – Directed by Changhee Chun. All screenings will conclude with a discussion guided by Michael Reiff and the presenting artist. Changhee Chun has completed collaborative productions on several feature films for major Korean production companies. In 1995, he signed on with Samsung Broadcasting Center as a director and producer. As a freelance film director Chun developed over thirty commercial films, music videos and documentaries. Chun has been recognized by numerous films festivals, has received numerous awards and has been aired nationally and internationally. Chun continues to develope principles of characteristic film art, principles that encompass challenges to filmmakers as they contribute art to the cinematic community. “Honoring Home” is a human documentary about Han Lin and his family who fled Burma in 1988, lived in the jungles at the Thai-Burma border and eventually came to Ithaca, NY as political refugees. Admission $5, 7:30pm. www.myartcenter 315-255-1553
Apr. 19th – “Cirque Du Soleil: Worlds Away” – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. From the big top to the big screen, visionary filmmaker James Cameron and director Andrew Adamson (Shrek, Narnia) invite you and your family on an all new 3D adventure: Cirque du Soleil Worlds Away. A young couple who is separated, must journey through the astonishing and dreamlike worlds of Cirque du Soleil to find each other, as audiences experience the immersive 3D technology that will allow them to leap, soar, swim, and dance with the performers. This Holiday Season, Cirque du Soleil brings their world to your city! Tickets $5/online, $6/at the door, 4/19, 1:00 & 8:00 pm, 4/20, 8:00 pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Apr. 19th – 8th Annual Spring Poetry Reading – Schweinfurth Art Center, 205 Genesee St., Auburn. Co-sponsored by the Auburn YMCA-WEIU Writer’s Voice Program. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served. Doors open at 6:30pm, readings 7:00 & 9:00 pm. www.myartcenter 315-255-1553
Apr. 20th – Through the Eyes of Fanny Seward: A Family Tour of the Seward House Museum – Seward House Museum, 33 South St., Auburn. Join Seward House Interpreter, Allison Hinman, portraying William Seward’s beloved daughter, Fanny, for an intimate look inside the lives of the Seward Family as told though Fanny Seward’s personal letters and diaries. Throughout the tour, you’ll encounter other members of the family as each their own glimpse into the remarkable history of the house and family. Admission is $10 for Adults, $8 for Members, $7 for students, 11:00 am & 2:00 pm. www.sewardhouse.org 315-252-1283
Apr. 20th – Pizza & Petals – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling. Homemade Pizza (noon) & Wildflower Walk (1pm). On Earth Day treat yourself to some of Nature’s spring beauties, trillium, hepatica and other woodland wildflowers. At 1pm naturalist and Sterling Nature Center Director Jim D’Angelo will led a walk along the trails of the nature center for a look at some of nature’s beautiful woodland wildflowers. Identification, natural history and interesting facts about the spring woodland wildflowers will be discussed on this walk. As a special treat before the walk homemade pizza and Ontario Orchards’ apple cider will be available from noon to 1pm. If you would like to join us for pizza please let us know so we can provide enough for everyone by contacting the nature center by phone or email. Pizza, 12:00 pm, Walk, 1:00 pm, free. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark 315-947-6143
Apr. 20th – Fine Art & Fine Wine – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga. View his work and meet the artist, Bradley Butler, at a wine & cheese reception. Free, 1-5pm. www.theapplestation.com 315-889-5184
Apr. 21st – Tapas & Wine Paring Dinner – The Apple Station Winery, 5279 Cross Rd., Cayuga. There will be a Wine & Cheese Reception followed by a six course tapas & wine pairing. Reservations required as seating is limited. $50/person, 1:00pm. www.theapplestation.com 315-889-5184
Apr. 21st – Poetry Extravaganza – Sterling Nature Center, 15380 Jenzvolt Rd., Sterling. In recognition of April as National Poetry Month, the Sterling Nature Center is presenting a Poetry Extravaganza. The program is part of the center’s on-going Sunday Poetry Coffeehouse series. Free, 3-5pm. www.cayuganet.org/sterlingpark 315-947-6143
Apr. 21st – Sunday Afternoon Music Series – Auburn Public Theater, 108 Genesee St., Auburn. Diana Jacobs & Midnite Mood with openers The APT House Band. Cool R&B and Jazz. Admission $5, 4pm. www.auburnpublictheater.org 315-253-6669
Apr. 21st – Adams Foundation Piano Series – Westminster Presbyterian Church, 17 William St., Auburn. Joseph Kalichstein – Acclaimed for the heartfelt intensity and technical mastery of his playing, pianist Joseph Kalichstein enthralls audiences throughout the United States and Europe, winning equal praise as orchestral soloist, recitalist and chamber musician. Admission $35/both concerts, $20/individual concert, 3pm. www.westminsterauburn.org 315-253-3331
Apr. 22nd – “History of Human Struggle Around Lake Ontario” – Little Red School House Museum, 1294 State Route 104, Sterling. The story of shipwrecks, crazy money schemes, piracy and war is as colorful as that of any wild west territory – Susan Peterson Gateley. Free, 7pm. www.sterlinghistoricalsociety.org/ 315-947-5072
Apr. 22nd – Spring Fashion Show and Luncheon – Aurora Inn, 391 Main St., Aurora. Doors open at 11:30am, fashion show & luncheon begin at noon. Roasted Pepper Vichyssoise Soup Entrée Chicken Wellington – puff pastry, mushroom duxelle, tarragon veloute, asparagus, oven cured tomato Smoked Salmon Charlotte – lemon & herb potato salad, spring peas, watercress emulsion Wild Mushroom Tartine – house made sourdough, mushroom & artichoke ragout, pickled spring onion, asparagus, boursin sauceSurprise dessert Reservations start March 1st – 315-364-8027 www. janemorganslittlehouse.com 315-364-8027